Nurse Next Door and St. Joseph Health Partner to Provide Home Care to Thousands
In a first-of-a-kind partnership, St. Joseph Health and Nurse Next Door will now be working together to provide home care services in the Southern California region to enable seniors to continue to live independently in their own homes. With a shared vision to provide compassionate care and create healthy communities, Nurse Next Door is excited to work with St. Joseph Health to extend a continuum of care.
Many seniors or those who are released from hospital without the proper care or resources in place to recover, face the high risk of re-admission or health decline. Nurse Next Door meets the growing demand for trusted care for seniors and others who need assistance with personal care, exercise,
healthy meal preparation, transportation or other basic needs in order to remain independent. Nurse Next Door’s various levels of care are available ranging from companionship, Alzheimer’s and dementia support, as well as skilled nursing care. This care is available in the comfort of an individual’s own home so they can age in place as desired.
The need for home care is skyrocketing as more than 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day, and the number of Americans over 65 will double in the next 50 years to 92 million. Significantly, AARP research shows that 90 percent of seniors want to age in their own homes. Maintaining independence, aging with dignity and being treated with respect is the priority. Nurse Next Door’s unique approach to home care with a Happier Aging focus truly allows seniors to receive care with the ability to do the things they love.
In an effort to improve the health system and provide the best care where and when it is needed most, Nurse Next Door will be caring for clients where and when they need the care, including after discharge from the hospital.
Recognizing that clients want to improve their health and quality of life on their own terms, St. Joseph Health will work with Nurse Next Door to help them recover or age at home. Whether it’s a few hours a week of service or around-the-clock care, Nurse Next Door guarantees superior home care assistance.
This unique partnership between a health care provider and home care service truly puts the priority on seniors with St. Joseph Health and Nurse Next Door working together to ensure compassionate care is provided along the journey of recovery or aging.
To learn more about Nurse Next Door and St. Joseph Health’s partnership, click here.
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